Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease is a benign and self-limited disorder. The common clinical features are fever and cervical lymphadenitis. A 9-year-old girl with fever and cervical lymphadenitis was admitted because of persistent symptoms. A cervical lymph node biopsy showed the characteristic features of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease. Herein, we will discuss the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease and highlight the dramatic response when a patient was treated with hydroxychloroquine.
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